Australia

Guy Sebastian

Guy Sebastian: why is Australia in Eurovision 2015?

Briefing
Thu 5 Mar, AT 11:20

Australia's wildcard competitor says he is 'pumped', but to win he will have to overcome Eurovision's notorious voting blocs

Indonesian soldiers stand guard near an Indonesian armored vehicle carrying the convicted Australian smugglers

Bali Nine: why is Indonesia about to execute two Australians?

Briefing
Wed 4 Mar, AT 11:13

Convicted drug smugglers Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran could be executed by firing squad this weekend

Australian PM Tony Abbott

Australian PM Tony Abbott: out of the job by next week?

First Reaction
Fri 6 Feb, AT 10:46

Liberal leader vows to stand united with his deputy as backbenchers launch 'spill' leadership challenge

Matthew Gardiner

Matthew Gardiner: Australian politician 'joins fight against IS'

Briefing
Wed 28 Jan, AT 15:03

Labor politician reportedly travelled to Syria to join Kurdish fighters, but some analysts question validity of story

Prince Philip's knighthood whips up a storm in Australia

One-Minute Read
Mon 26 Jan, AT 10:40

Critics say giving Australia's highest honour to a British royal is 'embarrassing' and 'anachronistic'

Police at the stabbing scene in the suburb of Manoora in Cairns, Australia.

Cairns stabbing: eight children found dead

One-Minute Read
Fri 19 Dec, AT 09:13

A woman is being treated for chest wounds after eight children were found stabbed to death in Cairns

Sydney siege update: victims named as details of gunman emerge

One-Minute Read
Tue 16 Dec, AT 08:51

Man and woman dead after being 'caught up in the sick fantasy of a deeply disturbed individual' during Sydney siege

Australian cricketer Phil Hughes

Cricketer Phil Hughes dies from 'catastrophic' bouncer injury

One-Minute Read
Thu 27 Nov, AT 09:07

Australian international never regained consciousness after being struck on the neck by a short ball

Australian cricketer Phil Hughes

Phil Hughes: Australian cricketer 'critical' after being hit by ball

One-Minute Read
Tue 25 Nov, AT 09:26

The outcome of surgery on 25-year-old Phil Hughes will not be known for 24 hours, authorities say

An Australian terror suspect

Australian police foil Islamic State 'beheading plot'

One-Minute Read
Thu 18 Sep, AT 10:53

Dawn raids lead to 15 arrests after police receive information about 'public beheadings' in Sydney

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